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1 WELCOME CLASS OF 2015

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3 High School classes

4 What needs to be done to register? n Within THS Attendance Boundaries –Complete the front and back of the blue form. »Forms will be handed out at Mtn. Sky on January 14 th. –Turn blue form in to Mtn. Sky on Jan 19th. »THS Counselors will be at Mtn. Sky on January 20th to register students. n OUTSIDE the THS/GUHSD District –We are accepting variance requests this year. »Make an appointment to see Ms. Vazquez or call the attendance office for more information at

5 Blue PRE-REGISTRATION Forms Due To Mtn. Sky January 19, 2011 If you have any questions please contact the Counseling Department at

6 3 THINGS TO DO TONIGHT Decide on the desired LEVEL of English, Science, and Math. Decide on the desired LEVEL of English, Science, and Math. Decide on which 2 ELECTIVES you most want – and 2 you will accept if your first choice is not available. Decide on which 2 ELECTIVES you most want – and 2 you will accept if your first choice is not available. Find at least one club/sport that you would like to participate in. Find at least one club/sport that you would like to participate in.

7 Diploma Options n Standard Diploma n Advanced Diploma n Honors Diploma

8 Diploma Options n Standard Diploma - Minimum State Requirements –4 Credits of Math and English –3 Credits of Social Studies and Science –1 Credit of Physical Education –1 Credit of Fine Arts/Career and Tech. Ed. –6 Credits of Electives Total of 22 Credits

9 Diploma Options n Advanced Diploma -State University Requirements –4 Credits of Math and English –3 Credits of Social Studies and Science –2 Credits of Foreign Language- Same Language –1 Credit of Physical Education –1 Credit of Fine Arts –5 Credits of Electives Total of 23 Credits Maintain a 2.75 GPA or rank in top 25% of class

10 Diploma Options n Honors Diploma -State University Requirements –4 Credits of Math and English –3 Credits of Social Studies and Science –2 Credits of Foreign Language- Same Language –1 Credit of Physical Education –1 Credit of Fine Arts –6 Credits of Electives Total of 24 Credits

11 Diploma Options n Honors Diploma -State University Requirements Additional Requirements –Maintain a 3.0 GPA or rank in the top 25% of class –Successfully complete 6 honors/AP credits -4 of 6 must be in Junior and Senior Year –Achieve an Exceeds score on at least two AIMS tests

12 REQUIRED COURSES All Freshmen must take 4 Required Core Classes

13 REQUIRED COURSE # 1 ENGLISHRegularorHonors

14 REQUIRED COURSE # 2 SCIENCERegularorHonors

15 REQUIRED COURSE # 3 MATH Algebra 1 orGeometryor Algebra II

16 REQUIRED COURSE # 4 Boys or Girls

17 ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES n Based on testing in Math and Reading a student may be required to take additional courses

18 MATH n MATH LAB –COURSE DESIGNED TO GIVE STUDENTS SUPPORT IN ALGEBRA AND MATH CONCEPTS

19 READING n READ 180 –COURSE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE STUDENTS FLUENCY, COMPREHENSION, AND VOCABULARY

20 Honors Classes Offered in English, Math, Science. Offered in English, Math, Science. Junior high teacher recommendation and high test scores are required for placement. Junior high teacher recommendation and high test scores are required for placement.

21 Science Honors Thinking Science or Honors Biology Freshman Honors Courses The Science department will be available for questions and answers in the Media Center

22 Honors English 1-2 Freshman Honors Courses The English department will be available for questions and answers in the Media Center

23 Freshman Honors Courses Math Honors Algebra I/Geometry Or Honors Algebra II The Math department will be available for questions and answers in the Media Center

24 Special Education Program Full Time Psychologist Full Time Psychologist Ms. Lauren Kelly Ms. Lauren Kelly Department Chair Department Chair Mr. Bob Falk Mr. Bob Falk The special education department will be available for questions and answers in the Media Center

25 English Language Learner Program Department Chair Ms. Angela Schneider Ms. Angela Schneider The ELL department will be available for questions and answers in the Media Center

26 ELECTIVES Each freshman may take 2 electives. Career goals Career goals College requirements College requirements Student interests / needs Student interests / needs Choose electives based on:

27 ELECTIVES n Foreign languages –Spanish –French All foreign language courses offer a 4 year program.

28 ELECTIVES n Visual Arts –Art –3-D Design –Digital Photography All visual arts classes offer 4 year programs.

29 ELECTIVES Naval Science (NJROTC) Naval Science (NJROTC) Naval Science 1-2 Naval Science 1-2 »Teams available for participations: nAir Rifle Team nAir Pistol Team nColor Guard nCommunity Action and Service Team (CAST) nDrill Team without Arms nDrill Team With Arms nOrienteering Team NJROTC offers a 4 year program.

30 ELECTIVES Journalism (Newspaper) Journalism (Newspaper) Publications (Yearbook)- requires teacher interview Publications (Yearbook)- requires teacher interview Media Productions- requires teacher interview Media Productions- requires teacher interview Journalism, Publications and Media Productions offer 4 year programs.

31 ELECTIVES Business Education Business Education Business Technologies Business Technologies Gateway class to Marketing Program

32 ELECTIVES Family and Consumer Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences Introduction to Culinary Introduction to Culinary Child Development Child Development Culinary classes offer a four year program.

33 ELECTIVES Performing Arts Performing Arts Orchestra Orchestra Guitar Guitar Jazz Ensemble* Jazz Ensemble* Band* Band* Theatre Theatre Dance* Dance* Choir* Choir* Piano Piano *Audition courses All performing arts classes offer a four year program.

34 FRESHMEN TRANSITION n Future Freshman Night n Pre-Registration n THS Honors level teachers speak at Mountain Sky n Spirit assembly at Mountain Sky this spring n Walk-Thru Registration day specific to Freshmen n First day of school Freshmen only assembly n Quarterly Freshmen only assemblies

35 Media Center Core Curriculum Offerings Honors Class Placement Counselors English Language Learners Special Education

36 Competition Gym Elective Course offerings Opportunity to see student work

37 Cafeteria Sports Clubs Chief Parent Association Snacks and Beverages

38 Thunderbird HIGH SCHOOL


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